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Backgrounder: China-Australia Iron Ore Fight

The Australian-based company Sundance Resources is suing the China-linked Australia-based AustSino for malpractice and corruption over the Mbalam-Nabeba iron project on the border of Cameroon and the Republic of Congo.

The court case has led to eye-popping allegations, including that the dispute might be linked to the death “under mysterious circumstances” of a former Cameroonian mining minister.   

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